Paula Henderson is Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer, Americas, at SAS, a leader in business analytics software and services.
Since joining SAS in 2002, Henderson has served in key leadership positions, partnering with organizations across commercial industries and the public sector to create transformational digital solutions. With a focus on modernization and optimization, Paula and her team help organizations reach their business objectives and, ultimately, improve the lives of consumers, citizens, and communities. She is inspired by the endless possibilities of using data and analytics to make a positive impact.
Paula received her MBA from Meredith College and her BS from North Carolina State University. She serves on the Executive Roundtable board for the North Carolina State Chamber and as the Chair of Roadside Alliance. She is also on the boards of The Institute for Emerging Issues, Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina and First Flight Venture Center, Inc.